Remembering the Mini-Boggan

Because of issues involving my family relocating from time to time, and the years I spent growing up involved relocating to different cities and staying with different relatives because my home life was just too toxic to survive, I attended twelve different educational institutions  from kindergarten to high school.  I think the joke goes that…

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Equinox Deliveries – My Thanksgiving tradition

Yes, I’m writing this blog at 5:30 in the morning, but I need to get my thoughts down on cyberpaper before I leave for the Empire State Plaza. While the Capital District’s families gather together for delicious turkey dinners, reunions with loved ones, and trying to guess how many points the Detroit Lions will get…

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Remembering that Great Local TV Game Show, “Pick-A-Show”

Once upon a time, back in at least the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, the three major television stations in our Capital District broadcast area, WRGB-6, WTEN-10 and WAST-13 (no, those were WNYT’s earlier call letters) oftentimes produced their own five-day-a-week morning entertainment programs.  While Channel 13 had “Romper Room” (which I think every city…

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